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Marotta On Money - March 28 Newsletter


Foreign Investing

Where in the World Should You Invest? (03-28-2011)

Finding countries where you can plant your investments in fertile soil may be one of the most important asset allocation decisions you make for the next several years. In 2002 I coauthored a column with my father, George Marotta, entitled "Will the US Go the Way of Japan?" in the "Charlottesville Business Journal. " Our answer to the question was no. We argued that when the United States has an Enron go under, there isn't a too-big-to-fail syndrome. But when a large Japanese company is in danger of failing, the government comes to the rescue.
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Free NCEF Seminar March 29

On Tuesday, March 29, from 7:00-8:00pm there is a free NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation (NCEF) Seminar at Charlottesville's Northside Library. The speaker is David Marotta, and the topic is "Where in the World Should I Invest?"

The talk will focus on foreign investing, and what criteria you should use when considering country-specific investing.

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Financial Planning for the Second Half of Marriage (04-02-2007)

My wife and I are celebrating our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary this month. Our oldest child is now a freshman in college and our youngest is a sophomore in high school. The financial planning issues that were important during the first half of our marriage become critical as a couple enters the second half. The second half of marriage can either be the best time of life or the time when a marriage breaks up. The transition can catch unsuspecting couples off guard.
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